Assistant professor, sports journalism, broadcasting and production. B.A. in Radio/TV from University of Central Florida, 1996; M.A. in Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University, 2008. Covered local sports in Florida, Illinois and Mississippi as anchor, reporter, producer and photographer. Covered NFL, MLB, college sports including 2001 Miami Hurricane national championship football team, several NCAA Tournaments and high school sports. Thein joined the University of Arkansas in 2013.